LSE’s portfolio of online programmes makes our world-leading teaching and research accessible to a global audience of lifelong learners at a moment when the value and demand for online education has never been greater. The portfolio includes:
- Online Certificate Courses: a growing suite of over 30 courses which enable professionals to upskill in new skills or subjects. Launched in 2017, to date over 26,000 participants have completed course.
- Online Degree Programmes: 9 undergraduate degrees offered in partnership with the University of London, which make a world-class degree accessible to students and working professionals.
- Online Masterclasses: a portfolio of short courses launched in 2021 which offer participants new knowledge in a bite-sized format and the opportunity to participate in the academic debate for which LSE is renowned.
- Online Career Accelerator: a new 6-month long data analytics programme focussed on employment and engagement with industry.
- Online MicroBachelors: a series of stackable MOOCs offered on the EdX platform, which, when studied and passed as a complete series, offer an accessible pathway to the undergraduate degree programmes.
The Operations Assistant will join a dynamic team committed to delivering high quality programmes at LSE. The postholder will support the team in:
- Providing operational support for financial processes across the unit, including but not limited to, invoice processing, purchasing cards and expenses claims.
- Drafting and updating contracts for Extended Education academic personnel, liaising with LSE Human Resources, Extended Education Senior Management and relevant senior academics.
- Acting as the first point of contact, responding to queries from LSE academics and other stakeholders.
- Proactively seeking ways to improve service levels, adjusting processes across Extended Education based on feedback and consideration.
- Maintaining a good relationship with key LSE Departments such as HR and IT, as well as liaising with relevant external partners organisations to ensure sufficient support for the delivery of the programmes.